75 Days to HFH Summer Camps!

Session 1 of HFH Summer Camps 2019 begins on June 28! Don't miss the application deadlines for the 2019 camps season: Apply by June 14th for Session 1 (June 28 - July 11) Apply by July 2nd for Session 2 (July 16 - July 29) Apply by July 19th for Session 3 (August 2 - August 16) Camper

2019-04-16T08:45:39-05:00April 16th, 2019|

Highlights of March 2019

March 2019 featured plenty of innovative programming, family events, and field trips. Check out our highlights from the month of March, and find out more about Chef Elena's Cooking Class and Mad Science's Workshop at Prospect Early Education Center.

2019-04-04T14:48:41-05:00April 4th, 2019|

Prospect Early Childhood Education Center Mixes It Up with Mad Science

Earlier this month, John Theodorou of Mad Science, which produces interactive STEM lessons, visited Prospect Early Childhood Education Center for a hands-on chemistry workshop. As the children surveyed the colorful liquids, beakers, and test tubes arranged on a table in the front of the room, Theodorou introduced himself as Proton

2019-04-03T14:55:48-05:00April 3rd, 2019|

Chef Elena Visits Saratoga’s Afterschool Cooking Club

Chef Elena of Well Rooted Kitchen stopped by Saratoga afterschool to teach the cooking club how to make veggie dumplings, banana wontons, and fruit spring rolls. The lesson was an opportunity for the kids to try new foods, practice their kitchen skills, and learn some healthy and delicious new recipes.

2019-03-29T13:12:52-05:00March 29th, 2019|

Prospect Afterschool Celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month

To celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month, kids of all ages at Prospect afterschool had the chance to practice their brushing and learn about proper oral hygiene through fun and age-appropriate activities. Older students aged 10 to 17 in Prospect’s Big Brownstone and Future Link program completed an “egg-xperiment” using eggs, which have

2019-03-21T12:37:57-05:00March 20th, 2019|

Teen Leaders Gear Up for the Summer at the Annual Teen Leader Retreat

At the annual Teen Leader Retreat, participants in the HFH Summer Camps Teen Leader Program gathered for a weekend filled with ropes courses and reminiscing after a summer spent acting as mentors at HFH Summer Camps. The Teen Leader Program, which lasts for three years, gives participants the opportunity to mentor younger campers

2019-01-11T12:43:18-05:00January 11th, 2019|

Williamsbridge Recreation Caps Off a Month of Science-Themed Engagement

At Williamsbridge Recreation, every month brings a new theme for educational engagement, often focusing on topics underserved in the classroom. The highlight of last month's science theme was a KidCare-sponsored trip to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ where students engaged with exhibits exploring the human body, animal science, and mechanics.

2018-12-21T15:00:53-05:00December 21st, 2018|
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